Peri-implant Disease: Definition, Etiology and Treatment

May. 11, 2023 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hyungjoo Kim, DDS, MS
Subject: 690 Implants
Credits: 1
Thursday, May 11: 7:30–8:30 p.m. CDT
Audience: Dentists
Fee: $37.50 (students); $75 (members); $125 (nonmembers); free for Region 17 members


The lecture will begin with an overview of the different types of peri-implant disease, including peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. The course will discuss the etiology and pathogenesis of these diseases, including the role of bacterial plaque and other risk factors associated with peri-implant disease. Prevention strategies for peri-implant disease will be discussed, including the importance of patient education and maintenance. The course will also discuss the various treatment options available for peri-implant disease. Upon completion of this course, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to diagnose and manage peri-implant disease in their clinical practice, ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes and implant success rates.

Learning Objectives 

  • Given the clinical data, determine the presence or absence of peri-implant disease.
  • Identify the etiology and risk factors associated with peri-implant disease.
  • Evaluate different treatment options for peri-implant disease, including nonsurgical and surgical interventions.
  • Recognize the importance of maintenance and monitoring of dental implants to prevent and manage peri-implant disease.

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Speaker Bio  

Hyungjoo Kim, DDS, MS, currently serves as the director of clinical periodontics for the two-year advanced education in general dentistry program at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He received his dental degree from the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City. He earned his specialty certificate from the Air Force Postgraduate Dental School and his master’s degree from the Uniformed Services University.

Additional Information
This course is sponsored by Region 17.

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